Meaning of “pull your weight” in the English Dictionary

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"pull your weight" in British English

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pull your weight

C2 to work as hard as other people in a group:

The others had complained that Sarah wasn't pulling her weight.

(Definition of “pull your weight” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"pull your weight" in American English

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pull your weight

to do your fair share of work that a group of people is doing together:

If he doesn't start pulling his weight, he'll lose his job.

(Definition of “pull your weight” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)